Interview: Fats Domino (Part 1) - JazzWax

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November 04, 2010


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Joel Lewis

An excellent documentary that features Domino is the '73 documentary "Let The Good Times Roll". Filmed during the peak of the 50s rock n' roll revival it documents two Richard Nader produced shows and features Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Fats Domino, Chubby Checker, Bo Diddley, the Shirelles, the Five Satins, the Coasters, Danny and the Juniors & Bill Haley and the Comets. Domino, along with Biddley, Berry & Little Richard, are, are at the top of their games -- with Domino pushing the piano about the stage. I saw Domino a few years later at a Newport NY midnight show at Radio City & he still killed

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